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  • Central Texas teacher removed for duct taping students’ mouths

    KILLEEN – A Central Texas substitute teacher was removed from campus for putting duct tape over her students’ mouths. The substitute was teaching a 5th grade classroom at Maxdale Elementary School in the Killeen Independent School District. The incident continued for several minutes before school officials became aware of what was happening. Thirteen students were taken to the school nurse for observation. The teacher was immediately removed from the classroom and barred from campus. The school district released a statement that […]

  • Twitter has new rules for fighting hate and abuse online

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey promised to update his company’s anti-abuse rules following weeks of backlash and a weekend boycott. Now, it appears they’re fast tracking that promise. Twitter’s Head of Safety Policy emailed out a new set of rules to Twitter’s Trust and Safety Council on Tuesday. “Wired” got a hole of the rules and says the new plan stops short of sweeping measures, like banning pornography or specific hate groups. Instead, Twitter is expanding their existing rules. For example, […]

  • New search term celebrating eating disorders has some worried

      In an effort to find new but damaging images online, teens with eating disorders have found a new search term, “bonespiration,” that has doctors and parents worried. The search term is a workaround from “thinspiration,” which was virtually erased back in 2012. With “bonespiration,” hundreds of teens are finding and celebrating anorexic bodies. A psychologist at Exeter University Medical School analyzed over 700 photos with her team and found that over 25% of the photos had protruding hip bones, […]

  • Texas ‘tourniquet killer’ set for execution today

    HUNTSVILLE – Anthony Allen Shore known as the ‘tourniquet killer’ is scheduled to be put to death today. Shore was sent to Texas’ death row for strangling and killing four young women in Harris county nearly a decade ago. The serial killer left behind a trail of young victims and the crimes were marked by handmade tourniquets. Shore had two daughters at the time of his arrest. He also has sisters who believe that even though he confessed to four killings […]

  • NFL owners and players meet today to discuss National Anthem protests

    On the other side of the sports world, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will meet with players and owners today to discuss, among other things, how to handle National Anthem protests. The issue is a league policy suggesting, but not ordering, that players stand for the national anthem. The NFL has not disciplined players who have opted to sit or take a knee during the anthem, but Goodell says he wants to have a productive dialogue with owners and players on […]

  • Child’s transplant put on hold because father violated parole

    The father of a two-year old boy who desperately needs a kidney is a perfect match and wants to donate his kidney, but the hospital says it won’t do the operation until the father has proven that he can stay out of jail. Two-year-old AJ he can’t walk, is fed through a tube and has to be hooked up to dialysis every single day of his life. He was born a month early and without a working kidney. He spent […]

  • Gregg Popovich calls Trump a ‘soulless coward’ following deaths of 4 soldiers

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has never been shy when it came to criticizing President Trump, and his latest comments may be the harshest yet. According to Dave Zirin of “The Nation,” Popovich called him Monday to vent after President Trump attempted to defend his lack of public statements following the deaths of four U.S. soldiers in Niger. It was the deadliest combat incident involving U.S. troops since trump took office. The soldiers died on October 4th and […]

  • Houston man rescued after 6 days in manhole

    HOUSTON – A rescue nearly a week in the making happened in Houston on Monday. The man says he was trapped in a manhole for six days before he was finally pulled out by local firefighters. It was nearby construction workers who heard the man’s cry for help. The workers called for rescuers once they located the source of the cries. Firefighters say the man seemed thin and apparently injured his ankle falling down the 10-foot hole, but he is […]

  • Mesquite police investigate fatal shooting of 17-year-old Saturday

    MESQUITE – A 17-year-old teen in Mesquite was shot and killed Saturday night. Today, police are searching for answers. Mesquite police say officers were responding about 8:40 p.m. Saturday night to a report of gunshots in the 3200 block of Kensington Drive when they found 17-year-old Isaiah Deanthony Jones with gunshot wounds. Jones was taken to a Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, where he later died from his injuries. As the investigation continues, Crime stoppers is offering a reward […]

  • Man arrested following Plano office building shooting

    PLANO – A scary moment for employees in a Plano office building on Sunday morning, when they were forced to take shelter after hearing gunshots. This man, 32-year-old Christopher James Frazier or Garland was arrested following the incident at the NTT Data office at 2300 W. Plano Parkway. Frazier was booked into  the Collin County Jail; he faces charges including assault causing bodily injury, deadly conduct discharged firearm, possession of marijuana and unlawfully carrying a weapon. Fortunately, nobody was hurt during the […]